See Show Calender

*
 

(SPEC) Iris dichotoma 'Shilka'

1939, Collected by Prof. N. E. Hansen near Shilka, Siberia

'Shilka' Probably unregistered form of the vesper Iris Iris dichotoma

See below:
CAT31357450 0031Shilka doubleShilka

References

in 1939 Hansen Catalog https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/283888#page/3/mode/1upSHILKA EVERBLOOMING ORCHID IRIS ^ "A real hardy outdoor perennial for the Northwest. Shilka blossoms continuously for six to eight weeks after other Irises are gone. Its wide, spreading blooms possess lovely, delicate tones of superb orchid and blue mingled with creamy white as found in the finest orchids. The flowers of this new Siberian iris are delicately fragrant, a remarkable attribute to an already beautiful flower. Many of the blossoms come double. The foliage is attractive all thru the season. /br large size $0.25 Each; 5 for $0.60; 12 for $2.00 Small size, l5p Each; 5 for 40;-; 12 for $1.^5
in 1941 Hansen Catalog https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/288853#page/31/mode/1up
in 1941 Arvista Catalog https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/287989#page/29/mode/1up
In 1943 listed in the Krider Nurseries catalog with colored image. https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/294483#page/27/mode/1up
In 1942 catalog Katkameier, https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/291928#page/5/mode/1up
In 1943 Nelis catalog pictured vesper Iris https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/294886#page/9/mode/1up
In 1945 Spring Hill catalog https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/295368#page/5/mode/1up

Please do not enter images that are not your own without owners' permission, this is against Wiki policy

"Although the Encyclopedia is free to all, it is supported by Emembership in AIS, If you would like to help sustain this reference, for $15 you can become an Emember, click here."

Interested in Iris Species? Please visit the: Species Iris Group of North America website.

To Report errors do not use comment box but contact the Iris Encyclopedia Photo Manager or Iris Encyclopedia Manager Comment box is reserved for added information about the topic.

Your Observations Are Valued. Please make note of bud count, branching, purple based foliage and bloom time, etc. Because these are affected by climate, note date, year and geographic location and write these and other comments in the comment box below.

 

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
CAT31357450_0031.jpgjpg CAT31357450_0031.jpg manage 855 K 04 Sep 2022 - 21:57 BobPries  
Shilka double.jpgjpg Shilka double.jpg manage 784 K 17 Sep 2022 - 22:29 BobPries  
Shilka.jpgjpg Shilka.jpg manage 771 K 17 Sep 2022 - 22:13 BobPries  
Topic revision: r7 - 17 Sep 2022, BobPries
This site is powered by FoswikiCopyright © by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.
Ideas, requests, problems regarding Iris Wiki? Send feedback